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What does Parrish mean?

Parrish Pronunciation of Parrish [par-rish] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Parrish) is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Parrish is "ecclesiastical locality". Originally a surname from a place name. A parish is the area managed by a pastor or priest.

Associated with: surname, priest (monk).


Parrish has 1 variant: Parish.

Affiliated girl name: Paris.

1 masculine form: Paris.

Creative forms:
(female) Parchy, Pearish, ..


Middle name pairings:
Parrish Julie (P.J.), ..

How popular is Parrish?

Parrish is a rare given name for females but a very popular surname for all people (#632 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. The only prominent variation form of Parrish (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 is Paris (#263 from recent data). This relation of Parrish was popular as a baby name 11 years ago (adoption of 0.1%) and is somewhat less common today (adoption 0.1%, down 44%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Paris in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Paris outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Carrisa, Charish, Cherish, Cherrish, Karrisa, Marris, Paradisa, Parisa, Parissa, Parris, Patrica, Patrice, Patrina, Patrisha, Patrisse, Perri, Perrie, Perrin, Perrine, Perris, Persis, Pris and Trish. These names tend to be more commonly used than Parrish.